Greg Cohen + James Banner present DOUBLE DOUBLE BASS
Maestro and student reunited for a super-special exploration and celebration of everyone’s favourite instrument, the bull fiddle. 1 set of pure improvisation, right from the gut(s).
Greg Cohen - Double Bass
James Banner - Double Bass
– No, we don’t wish we played the flute
– No questions about what’s inside the case
Greg Cohen is an American jazz bassist. Best known for his work with John Zorn's Masada quartet; more recently he has been touring with Ornette Coleman, and performed on Coleman's much-praised Sound Grammar album. He has also worked with Ken Peplowski, Kenny Davern, Tom Waits, David Byrne, and Elvis Costello, and the filmmaker/clarinettist Woody Allen.
James Banner was born in Dudley, England in 1991, and is now based between Berlin and the UK, working around Europe as a musician, educator and composer. He is active as a co-leader and sideman in various projects and curates a monthly residency at Berlin’s Donau115 with pianist Declan Forde.